Corpus ID: 15559371

INSTALLING BSD OPERATING SYSTEMS ON IBM

@inproceedings{NETVISTA2005INSTALLINGBO,
  title={INSTALLING BSD OPERATING SYSTEMS ON IBM},
  author={S NETVISTA and M. Durdevich},
  year={2005}
}
  • S NETVISTA, M. Durdevich
  • Published 2005
  • We present several ways of setting up FreeBSD operating system on IBM Netvista S40, a so-called ‘legacy free’ computer. The difficulty arises because the machine has no standard AT keyboard controller, and the existing FreeBSD subroutines for the gate A20 and for the keyboard controller probes result inappropriate. We discuss a replacement bootstrap code, which more carefully deals with the A20 issue. Some simple modifications to the FreeBSD kernel code are considered, too. A manual method for… CONTINUE READING